Discover the legacy of the US Forest Service
The National Museum of Forest Service History is a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of the U.S. Forest Service.
Stop by the
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
6305 Highway 10 West
P.O. Box 2772
Missoula, MT 59806
NMFSH’s Second Annual
May 1 – May 15, 2022
Preview the items starting Thursday, April 28 Bidding goes live at 8am on Sunday, May 1, and ends 8pm on Sunday, May 15.
Help us build the
National Conservation Legacy Center
The National Museum of Forest Service History is close to finalizing our Capital Campaign to build the National Conservation Legacy Center in Missoula, Montana. Once it is built, the Center will be a one-of-a-kind, world class destination. It will showcase America’s conservation history – the U.S. Forest Service, its people, partners, and legacy.
Now Available Online
View Our Extensive Collection
Over 50,000 Items!
The NMFSH manages its own collection of more than 50,000 artifacts, documents, and memorabilia relating to the history and culture of the Forest Service. This massive archive is online for anyone to use – researchers, students, historians, or anyone with an inquisitive mind!
Case No. 1: 1899-1908 Timber Sale
Explore Our Virtual Exhibit
Case No. 1 was the name given to an 1899 timber sale on U.S. Government land in the Black Hills Forest Reserve in South Dakota. Under this contract, 13 million board feet of ponderosa pine trees were cut from the Forest Reserve by the Homestake Mining Company.
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